- Assertive Community Treatment
- Assessment and Treatment of Serious/Chronic Mental Illness
- Clinical Practice Guidelines
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
- Community Reinforcement Approach
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Assertive Community Treatment
This site is sponsored by the Assertive Community Treatment Association, Inc., National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), Anti Stigma Foundation, and Programs of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), Inc. It is a very useful site for those who wish to understand this important treatment and case management modality.
Assessment and Treatment of Serious/Chronic Mental Illness
This is a useful summary of basic issues and techniques involved in the identification, assessment and treatment/rehabilitation of individuals with serious, chronic mental illness. It lists and briefly describes general considerations and specific bio-psycho-social interventions. Has been used as an outline and handout for family education, as well as for education of mental health professionals.
Clinical Practice Guidelines
Refer to this page for links to various treatment guidelines for a variety of psychiatric conditions.
This is a comprehensive overview of this very useful treatment. In this case, it is applied to the treatment of cocaine addition, but the principles apply to many disorders.
Community Reinforcement Approach
This is another comprehensive treatment approach to cocaine addiction, which has some general principles applicable to other disorders.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
This site offers an overview of DBT as well as tools for clinicians and clients
This site explains in a general way the purpose and practice of psychoanalysis.